I, Mike Forsyth, have lived in Hilton for 55 years and am proudly Hiltonian!
I offer a unique, personalised legal service. My goal is to make your life easier by calling on you at YOUR convenience, explaining legal jargon to you and ensuring that you experience a swift, professional service.
I have over twenty four years experience as an attorney and conveyancer. I have specialised in developmental conveyancing and have been involved in the following developments amongst others; Panorama Gardens (Murray & Roberts development in Pietermaritzburg 400 plus sites),Sakabula Golf Estate (Merrivale 90 plus sites), Villa Cortina (Hilton 14 sections), Cool Air (Union Co-Operative development at Dalton 200 plus sites), All Saints Court (PMB - 39 units) and Engeleni Estate (14 sites)
I have worked closely with First National Bank, Standard Bank, Nedbank, ABSA, and Investec. I utilise the services of Exclusive Access Trading 833 (Pty) Ltd and COD in providing bridging finance and mezzanine finance. I work closely with the Department of Rural Development and Land Affairs as the conveyancer responsible for passing transfer to land claimants.
Apart from conveyancing I also have extensive experience in:
- Drafting commercial contracts
- Estate Planning
- Trusts Offshore Trusts
- Offshore Investments
I work closely with a number of accountants and offshore advisers so as to provide clients with the most relevant tax and investment advice.
I believe in giving back to the community as well and as such I have served as secretary, treasurer and chairman of the Pietermaritzburg Lawyers Association, I am the current chairman of the Laddsworth School Trust and the Hilton Pre-Primary School Trust and I was the chairman of the St Anne's Parent's Liaison Committee.
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